Featured by David E. Petzal
Five Magical American Guns
A 60-plus year-old catalog sparks memories of great guns from the middle of the past century.
Shoot the Gap: A Beginner’s Guide to Hybrid Rifles
New hybrid rifles walk the line between long-range hunters and competition shooters
Things to Avoid: Trigger Creep, Cancer, and Ticks
As a rule, you don’t want any of them. But trigger creep, at least, is manageable in small amounts
12 Easy Ways to Wreck Your Rifle
How to harm accuracy, ruin a finish, promote misfires, or simply render your gun inoperable.
The Right Rod
If you want to shoot straight, you’d better watch what you stick down your barrel. Here’s how to choose a good cleaning rod.
A Short Look at the Big Guns
One of the most intelligently designed handgun cartridges to come out in recent years is the .480 Ruger. A joint...
Cheaters for Shooters
My hearing gave out years ago, but my eyesight held on much longer. However, as the years progressed, I found...
Rough Barrel, Smooth Shooting
All this came about because I stuck the Hawkeye Bore Scope down the barrels of my nearly-new .308 Ruger Gunsite...
Old-School Shooter…New-School Rifle
Editor’s note: David E. Petzal is the Rifles columnist for Field & Stream and has been writing about guns and...
Zen and the Art of Gun Cleaning, Part 2
So you read the first part of this gun cleaning series, and there you are with a bore that’s free...